September and October 2016, Latvian Centre for Human Rights (LCHR) conducted a survey of foreign students and migrants on manifestations of intolerance (hate speech, hate crimes, etc.) in Latvia. For that purpose, NGOs working with migrants, asylum seekers and refugees, and their representatives were interviewed, and an anonymous online survey was conducted among foreign students in Latvia.
The leaflet provides information how to apply for asylum in Latvia, what happens during the asylum procedure, where you can go for help.The leaflet is issued in the framework of the UNHCR project "Border Monitoring and Legal Counceling for Asylum Seekers in Latvia"
Monitoring HIV, HCV, TB and Harm Reduction in Prisons: A Human Rights-Based Tool to Prevent Ill Treatment
This tool has been developed by Harm Reduction International, in consultation with an Expert Committee, to assist human rights-based monitoring bodies in fulfilling their preventive mandate in the context of HIV, HCV, TB and harmreduction in prisons.
Improving Prison Conditions by Strengthening the Monitoring of HIV, HCV, TB and Harm Reduction. Mapping Report - Latvia.
This report forms part of the EU co-funded project “Improving Prison Conditions by Strengthening Infectious Disease Monitoring” implemented under the lead of Harm Reduction International in 2015 and 2016. The project aims to reduce ill-treatment of persons in detention and improve prison conditions through improved and standardised monitoring and inspection mechanismson HIV, HCV and TB.
The Latvian Centre for Human Rights in cooperation with the Education, Culture and Sports Department of the Riga City Council launched four-days training for civil servants “Migration, Development and Human Rights.” The training is implemented within the Project “AMITIE CODE – Awareness on MIgration, developmenT and human rIghts through local partnership – Capitalizing On DEvelopment”. Similar trainings to be organised also in other project partners ‘countries – Italy, Spain, Germany, France and Portugal.